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Vaso-Vagal ?



I have wittnessed 2 attacks my 50 yr old husband had 1st in 2004 he woke up at 5 am was sitting at the table closed his eyes and then had what i discribed as a seizure he was on the floor in seconds eyes wide open and i felt no heartbeat was on phone with 911 op. pulling the chair out from under him and his heart started went to hospital he was sent home ,saying he had bradycardia, well it happened 2nites ago on xmas eve he went to bathroom with cramps, told me he felt he was going to passout by the time i got there he was white as a ghost went inchohearent started to twitch and then turned completly grey all within seconds (he looked dead)was cold clamy and i was on the phone with the paramedics when he came too.he did the tilt table test after the first time and is going to doctors again this ? is can he die if this happens when alone?

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